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El Cartero de Neruda (Edición Especial Ilustrada)/ The Postman
by Antonio Skarmeta




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La ins lita amistad entre un sencillo cartero y el gran poeta Pablo Neruda: el mutuo deslumbramiento por la libertad y la creaci n.

El cartero de Neruda, traducida a veinticinco idiomas, es ya un cl sico de las letras universales.
Situada en los a os que precedieron a la dictadura de Pinochet, este libro estableci la reputaci n de Antonio Sk rmeta como uno de los autores m s representativos de en Am rica Latina, y sirvi como inspiraci n para la pel cula ganadora del Oscar Il Postino.

Mario Jim nez, un joven pescador, decide abandonar su oficio para convertirse en cartero de Isla Negra, donde la nica persona que recibe y env a correspondencia es el poeta Pablo Neruda. Jim nes admira a Neruda y espera pacientemente que alg n d a el poeta le dedique un libro, o que se produzca algo m s que un brev simo cruce de palabras y el pago de la propina. Su anhelo se ver finalmente recompensado y entre ambos se entablar una relaci n muy peculiar. Sin embargo, la enrarecida atm sfera que se vive en el Chile de aquellos a os precipitar un dram tico descenlace.

ENGLISH DESCRIPTION

The unbelievable friendship between a simple postman and the great poet Pablo Neruda: the mutual dazzling of freedom and creation. The Postman, translated to 25 languages, is already a classic of world literature.

Set in the years before Pinochet's dictatorship, this book established Antonio Sk rmeta's reputation as one of the most emblematic Latin American authors and served as the inspiration for the Oscar-winning film Il Postino.

Mario Jim nez, a young fisherman, decides to leave his job to become the postman of a tiny island where the only person who receives correspondence is the poet Pablo Neruda. Jim nez admires Neruda and patiently hopes that one day the poet might dedicate a book to him, or at least have more than a short exchange of words and a small tip. His longing is finally rewarded and the two strike up a peculiar relationship. However, the strained atmosphere in Chile during those years brings about a dramatic d nouement.

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Overview

La ins lita amistad entre un sencillo cartero y el gran poeta Pablo Neruda: el mutuo deslumbramiento por la libertad y la creaci n.

El cartero de Neruda, traducida a veinticinco idiomas, es ya un cl sico de las letras universales.
Situada en los a os que precedieron a la dictadura de Pinochet, este libro estableci la reputaci n de Antonio Sk rmeta como uno de los autores m s representativos de en Am rica Latina, y sirvi como inspiraci n para la pel cula ganadora del Oscar Il Postino.

Mario Jim nez, un joven pescador, decide abandonar su oficio para convertirse en cartero de Isla Negra, donde la nica persona que recibe y env a correspondencia es el poeta Pablo Neruda. Jim nes admira a Neruda y espera pacientemente que alg n d a el poeta le dedique un libro, o que se produzca algo m s que un brev simo cruce de palabras y el pago de la propina. Su anhelo se ver finalmente recompensado y entre ambos se entablar una relaci n muy peculiar. Sin embargo, la enrarecida atm sfera que se vive en el Chile de aquellos a os precipitar un dram tico descenlace.

ENGLISH DESCRIPTION

The unbelievable friendship between a simple postman and the great poet Pablo Neruda: the mutual dazzling of freedom and creation. The Postman, translated to 25 languages, is already a classic of world literature.

Set in the years before Pinochet's dictatorship, this book established Antonio Sk rmeta's reputation as one of the most emblematic Latin American authors and served as the inspiration for the Oscar-winning film Il Postino.

Mario Jim nez, a young fisherman, decides to leave his job to become the postman of a tiny island where the only person who receives correspondence is the poet Pablo Neruda. Jim nez admires Neruda and patiently hopes that one day the poet might dedicate a book to him, or at least have more than a short exchange of words and a small tip. His longing is finally rewarded and the two strike up a peculiar relationship. However, the strained atmosphere in Chile during those years brings about a dramatic d nouement.


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  • ISBN-13: 9788426405401
  • ISBN-10: 8426405401
  • Publisher: Lumen Press
  • Publish Date: September 2018
  • Page Count: 176
  • Dimensions: 9.7 x 6.9 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.35 pounds


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